Happy happy happy birthday
This weekend marks the Pentecost, a day we celebrate that the Holy Spirit gave her gifts to the believers. But it’s also a day that we celebrate as the birthday of the church: the day the church was emboldened to step outside of the locked doors they’d hid behind since the resurrection and step into the community.
This week, maybe we’re experiencing a “Pentecost” of our own. This Thursday we begin to emerge from the “locked doors” of COVID-19. No, the pandemic isn’t over. No, we’re not out of the woods completely.
But yes, we are starting to experience a Pentecost freedom… but with that freedom comes a Pentecost responsibility.